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Pivot to Colorado

It's time to pivot your career
It's time to pivot your career

There’s a vibrant tech scene happening in Colorado. And we’re looking for the best and brightest to help us shape its exciting future.

This is the Tech Coalition

We’re a visionary group of innovators who are passionate about building up our community, our business, and our teams. We’re looking for additional top talent to join us in Denver and be a part of the best tech community in the nation.

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If you’re considering a move, it’s good to know how Denver stacks up against some of the other thriving tech meccas across the country. Compare your city below for some of the most compelling reasons to make the pivot—from housing prices, cost of living and even the extra Vitamin D you can expect to get thanks to all our Colorado sunshine.

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San Francisco
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Austin
New York
Chicago
Atlanta
Tampa
Seattle
Salt Lake City
Charlotte
Washington DC
Boston
Denver
San Francisco
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$4,128
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$1,263,813
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
44% higher
Public transportation ranking
65.98
75.21
Sunny days
115
160
Average commute time
25 min
33 min
Denver
Los Angeles
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$4,128
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$827,579
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
24% higher
Public transportation ranking
65.98
64.79
Sunny days
115
147
Average commute time
25 min
31 min
Denver
Austin
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
1520
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
347906
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
12% LOWER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
63.66
Sunny days
115
115
Average commute time
25 min
24 min
Denver
New York
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$5,102
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$2,200,000
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
56% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
68.87
Sunny days
115
107
Average commute time
25 min
41 min
Denver
Chicago
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$2,210
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$513,821
Cost of living % compared to Denver
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7% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
63.33
Sunny days
115
84
Average commute time
25 min
35
Denver
Atlanta
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$1,215
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$365,726
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
9% LOWER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
56.47
Sunny days
115
110
Average commute time
25 min
27 min
Denver
Tampa
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$1,020
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$259,172
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
24% LOWER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
24.69
Sunny days
115
101
Average commute time
25 min
25 min
Denver
Seattle
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$2,724
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$826,200
Cost of living % compared to Denver
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29% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
77.97
Sunny days
115
58
Average commute time
25 min
28 min
Denver
Salt Lake City
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$1,297
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$395,599
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
11% LOWER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
N/A
Sunny days
115
125
Average commute time
25 min
N/A
Denver
Charlotte
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$1,214
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$307,320
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
15% LOWER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
40.67
Sunny days
115
109
Average commute time
25 min
26 min
Denver
Washington DC
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$3,128
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$1,012,727
Cost of living % compared to Denver
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31% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
71.23
Sunny days
115
96
Average commute time
25 min
30 min
Denver
Boston
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment)
$1,538
$3,375
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA)
$501,929
$714,900
Cost of living % compared to Denver
-----
25% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking
65.98
77.84
Sunny days
115
98
Average commute time
25 min
31 min
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Denver vs. San Francisco Denver San Francisco
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $4,128
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $1,263,813
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 44% higher
Public transportation ranking 65.98 75.21
Sunny days 115 160
Average commute time 25 min 33 min
Denver vs. Los Angeles Denver Los Angeles
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $4,128
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $827,579
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 24% higher
Public transportation ranking 65.98 64.79
Sunny days 115 147
Average commute time 25 min 31 min
Denver vs. Austin Denver Austin
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 1520
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 347906
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 12% LOWER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 63.66
Sunny days 115 115
Average commute time 25 min 24 min
Denver vs. New York Denver New York
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $5,102
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $2,200,000
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 56% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 68.87
Sunny days 115 107
Average commute time 25 min 41 min
Denver vs. Chicago Denver Chicago
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $2,210
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $513,821
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 7% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 63.33
Sunny days 115 84
Average commute time 25 min 35
Denver vs. Atlanta Denver Atlanta
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $1,215
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $365,726
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 9% LOWER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 56.47
Sunny days 115 110
Average commute time 25 min 27 min
Denver vs. Tampa Denver Tampa
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $1,020
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $259,172
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 24% LOWER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 24.69
Sunny days 115 101
Average commute time 25 min 25 min
Denver vs. Seattle Denver Seattle
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $2,724
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $826,200
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 29% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 77.97
Sunny days 115 58
Average commute time 25 min 28 min
Denver vs. Salt Lake City Denver Salt Lake City
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $1,297
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $395,599
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 11% LOWER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 N/A
Sunny days 115 125
Average commute time 25 min N/A
Denver vs. Charlotte Denver Charlotte
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $1,214
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $307,320
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 15% LOWER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 40.67
Sunny days 115 109
Average commute time 25 min 26 min
Denver vs. Washington DC Denver Washington DC
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $3,128
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $1,012,727
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 31% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 71.23
Sunny days 115 96
Average commute time 25 min 30 min
Denver vs. Boston Denver Boston
Median one month rent (2 BR apartment) $1,538 $3,375
Median home price (3 BR, 2 BA) $501,929 $714,900
Cost of living % compared to Denver ----- 25% HIGHER
Public transportation ranking 65.98 77.84
Sunny days 115 98
Average commute time 25 min 31 min

Average tech salary – https://www.business.org/business/startup/highesttech-salaries/

Average Rent, median home Price, cost of living- https://www.nerdwallet.com/cost-of-living-calculator/compare/anchorage-ak-vs-denver-co and https://money.cnn.com/calculator/pf/cost-of-living/index.html

Public transportation – https://wallethub.com/edu/cities-with-the-best-worst-public-transportation/65028/

Clear days – https://www.currentresults.com/Weather/US/average-annual-sunshine-by-city.php

Average commute – https://www.indexmundi.com/facts/united-states/quick-facts/cities/rank/average-commute-time

Why Colorado?

There’s no denying Colorado’s hot right now. But it’s not just the outdoors, incredible skiing, professional sports, craft beer, awesome food or laid back attitude drawing newbies. There is opportunity. Lots of it. Backed by huge investments being made in tech everyday. Tap into it.

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